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[audio]Building Bridges: No City Layoffs - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Stop the Layoffs: City Workers Protest Bloombergâs Budget Madness DC 37 Locals 1113 and 375 held an angry demonstration at City Hall Park recently protesting the layoff of 129 Dept. of Finance workers which is part of the 889 layoffs announced by Bloomberg for this year. Recent forecasts by the NYC Independent Budget Office and the City Comptroller say that NYC will have a budget surplus in excess of $1 billion this fiscal year...
Keywords: NYC Layoffs; DC 37; Local 1113; District Council 37 Local 375 Technical Guild; NYC Department Finance layoffs; Mayor Bloomberg layoffs; NYC finances; citytime; New York City consultant contracts; contracting out
Downloads: 45
[audio]Building Bridges: Unemployment Crisis NYC Demonstration - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:42 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Emergency Unemployment Protest 2 Million More May Loose Benefits in December With Trudy Goldberg, Chair, National Jobs for All Coalition Bill Henning, Vice President of CWA, Local 1180 Jon Bloom, Executive Director, Workers Defense League, Noreen Connell, Past Pres., NOW, NY State The National Jobs for all Coalition held a protest demonstration in NYC to...
Keywords: Trudy Goldberg; National Jobs for All Coalition; Bill Henning; CWA; Local 1180; Jon Bloom; Workers Defense League; Noreen Connell; NOW; unemployment rate; unemployment benefits; economic crisis
Downloads: 36
[audio]Building Bridges: Mineworkers Pres. Cecil Roberts; Plus James Galbraith on Budget Deficits - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:46 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Where The Right to Join a Union Can Make the Difference Between Life and Death With Cecil Roberts, President, United Mineworkers of America Ricky Polk, Member, United Mineworkers of America With the deadly explosion in the Masseyâs Upper Big Branch Mine in West Va...
Keywords: United Mine Workers; Cecil Roberts; mine safety; unemployment; labor law reform; budget deficit; Keynes; James Galbraith
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges: Wal-Mart Shopping Death; Subway Subs Farmworker Protest; People's Bailout Now - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced and Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December 1, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 58:19 **************************************** Wal-Mart Employee Trampled to Death: Its Record of Endangering Workers & Consumers Unabated, with Pat Purcell, Director, Special Projects, Local 1500, UFCW Jdimytai Damour, a Wal-Mart employee in suburban New York died after he was trampled by a crush of shoppers who tore down the front d...
Keywords: economic crisis; Jobs with Justice; Wal-Mart; UFCW; Pat Purcell; Local 1500; UFCW; Coalition of Immoakee Workers; immigrant workers; Subway Sandwiches; immigrant workers
Downloads: 34
[audio]Building Bridges: Aronowitz, Baker & Lynd - What Is To Be Done? - ken nash and mimi rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:09 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** What Is To Be Done? In this period of intensified class warfare against the working class and the poor, what will it take to mobilize the people for the mass movement it will surely take to win? Many have been heartened by the fightback in Wisconsin and many of the frontline states...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Staughton Lynd; General Baker; general strikes; union busting; Labor strategy; Scott Walker; Wisconsin unions
Downloads: 71
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day 2012 in NYC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day in NYC May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it. Now, a new chapter in the history of May Day will be written with the involvement of Occupy Wall Street, the organization making history with its public encampments and protests against the globa...
Keywords: Arun Gupta; Indypendent; May Day New York City
Downloads: 46
[audio]Building Bridges: From Egypt to Wisconsin, Is NY Next? - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28:23 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** From Egypt to Wisconsin, Is NY Next?: Breaking the Silence, NYCâs Protests Against Budget Cuts Buoyed by the new spirit of rebellion flowing from Egypt to Wisconsin, thousands of students, workers & community members from a wide coalition of organizations rallied at City Hall Park, followed by a march on Wall Street to demand higher taxes on the rich, t...
Keywords: Barbara Bowen; Professional Staff Congress; CUNY; James Parrott; Fiscal Policy Institute
Downloads: 20
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Bay Area Dock Workers Under Attack - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Port Workers In Bay Area Turn Out To Say An Injury To One Is An Injury To All with Clarence Thomas, Former Secretary Treasurer of Local 10, and rank & file activist Local 10 The Bay Areaâs International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 is under attack by the Pacific Maritime Association, after the rank and file dock workersâ voluntary action in so...
Keywords: Clarence Thomas; Local 10 ILWU; general strike; Wisconsin unions; San Francisco dock workers; Pacific Maritime Association
Downloads: 27
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Shredding The Child Labor Safety Net - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Shredding The Child Labor Safety Net with Susan F. Feiner, Professor of Economics and Professor of Women and Gender Studies, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Republicans in Utah, Ohio, Minnesota, Maine and Missouri are proposing sweeping changes to child labor legislation including expanding the use of sub-minimum wages for workers up to the a...
Keywords: child labor; teen labor; labor safety net; Maine labor; Missouri labor; Susan Feiner
Downloads: 37
[audio]Building Bridges: UN Global Economic Crisis Conference - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Peoplesâ Voices on the International Economic Crisis . Jana Silverman, Coordinator of Campaigns of Social Watch, an NGO network monitoring poverty eradication & gender equality (headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay) . Gemma Adaba, Representative, UN, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), New York ...
Keywords: economic crisis; United Nations; Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann; Jana Silverman; Coordinator of Campaigns of Social Watch; Gemma Adaba; Representative; UN; International Trade
Downloads: 34
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Rally to Save Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27' Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Saving Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal Community/Labor United for Postal Jobs & Services joined with postal workers to rally to save postal jobs and the services provided. The plan is to shut down 4,000 post offices, eliminate 223 which is half of the mail processing centers nationwide , end Saturday mail delivery and fire 220,000 postal workers...
Keywords: Post office layoffs; post office closing; Postmaster General Donahue; postal privatization; labor; unions; public sector unions
Downloads: 63
[audio]Building Bridges National: Free Gaza Rally at Times Sqaure - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 26:58 ******************************************** Free Gaza Rally at Times Square Gaza is under attack by one of the most deadly military machines on the planet â the Israeli military, and, silence in the face of such suffering is unsupportable for anyone devoted to peace and social justice...
Keywords: Gaza Invasion; Palestine; Israel
Downloads: 6
[audio]Building Bridges:Kucinich - Recession &; Elections; Metro Foreclosures; Korean Women Workers vs Sirius - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, October 20, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM (58 minutes **************************************** Kucinich on the Fighting the Recession and Winning the Election We talk with Congressman Dennis Kucinich who represents Cleveland, Ohio, a city and a state fighting both high unemployment and home fore- closures...
Keywords: Kucinich; economic crisis; foreclosures; korean workers; Sirius
Downloads: 37
[audio]Building Bridges: Bloomberg Seeks To Eliminate Subsidized Day Care - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, April 18, 2011, 7 â 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ****************** Just A Cutting & A Slicing: Bloomberg Seeks To Eliminate Subsidized Day Care with GL Tyler, Political Action Director, DC 1707 Mayor Bloomberg, is attempting to eliminate nearly 17,000 infants and toddlers from safe, quality and affordable day care...
Keywords: Mayor Bloomberg; day care; child care; DC 1707 AFSCME; G.L. Tyler; NYC budget
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges: Saving Postal Jobs & Services; Organizing Car Wash Workers; In Solidarity With Leonard Peltier - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, March 19, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Saving Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal Community/Labor United for Postal Jobs & Services joined with postal workers to rally to save postal jobs and the services provided. The plan is to shut down 4,000 post offices, eliminate 223 which is half of the mail processing centers nationwide , end Saturday mail deliv...
Keywords: new york car wash workers; washnewyork; post office closing; Leonard Peltier
Downloads: 17
[audio]Unemployment Insurance Cuts and Goldman Sachs Protest Arrests - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:25 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Unraveling the Unemployment Insurance Lifeline with George Wentworth, Staff Attorney, National Employment Law Project At a time when U.S. corporations are stockpiling cash, itâs outrageous that state lawmakers have the audacity to make jobless workers pay for decades of irresponsible business tax breaks that ultimately undermined state une...
Keywords: Occupy wall street; Goldman Sachs; Chris Hedges; unemployment insurance; George Wentworth; National Employment Law Project; recession; economic crisis
Downloads: 36
[audio]Building Bridges: War on Unions in Ohio; NYC Union Rally Blasts Bloomberg and Cuomo - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:28 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The New Class War on Unions Spreads to Ohio with Joseph Rugola, Exec. Dir., Ohio Assn. of Public School Employees, AFSCME Following Gov. Walkerâs union busting lead, Ohio Gov. Kasich proposes to nullify public employee unionization rights by taking away impartial arbitration of disputes, the right to strike of ânon-emergency public employeesâ and protec...
Keywords: Ohio unions; Gov. Kasich; Joe Rugola; AFSCME; DC37 AFSCME; Local 375 DC 37; Mayor Bloomberg; Gov. Cuomo; union busting
Downloads: 53
[audio]Building Bridges: A Secretary for Labor?; In Memoriam of Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay; No Cookies, No Contract - Stella D'Oro - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, December 22, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 58:30 **************************************** United We Stand Against Hate Crime: In Memoriam of Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay Thirty-one year old, Ecuadorian immigrant Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay died December 12, after being viciously hit over the head with an aluminum baseball bat on a Bushwick sidewalk...
Keywords: Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay; hate crimes; Thea Lee; Secretary of Labor; Hilda Solis; Stella D'Oro strke; Bakery Union
Downloads: 27
[audio]Building Bridges: OWS vs Mass Incarceration; Sweatshop Protesters Arrested; Demand MTA Bring Back Laid Off Workers; Join The Line Against Unemployment - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, March 5, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Hundreds Rally Against Prison Industrial Complex And Mass Incarceration â THE NEW JIM CROW! The Occupy Wall Street Prisoner Solidarity Subcommittee along with hundreds of allies heeded Occupy Oakland's call to action and marched in solidarity with Pelican Bay priso...
Keywords: unemployment; the line; TWU Local 100; OWS Labor Outreach Committee; Arthur Cheliotes; Communications Workers; Local 1180; Metropolitan Transportation Authority; The Line; unemployment insurance; elections and jobs
Downloads: 20
[audio]Building Bridges: Chicago Sit In Workers; Scapegoating Public Workers; Black Autoworkers - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, January 26, 2009, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58:27 **************************************** Black Workers And The UAW In Detroit with David Lewis-Colman, author Race Against Liberalism: Black Workers And The UAW In Detroit Too many blame the gain of autoworkers as responsible for the plight of the auto industry...
Keywords: Republic Windows; Sit-In; Sit In; UAW; autoworkers; black auto workers; Walter Reuther; David Lewis-Colman; Race Against Liberalism; James Parrott; Fiscal Policy Institute; Citizens Budget Commission; UAW
Downloads: 42
[audio]Building Bridges: NY Rally Opposes Racially Based Marijuana Arrests; No Child Care Budget Cuts; More Loosing Unemployment Benefits - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, June 4, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** New Yorkers Rally To Oppose Racially Biased, Illegal And Costly Marijuana Arrests And Stop-And-Frisk Practices Of Mayor Bloomberg's NYPD! Mayor Bloomberg, now presides over the largest initiative in the country to arrest young men of color on false marijuana possession charges - an outcome of the controvers...
Keywords: stop and frisk; New York Police Department; new jim crow; Marijuana arrests; day care new york city; DC 1707; AFSCME; unemployment benefit curbacks
Downloads: 18
[audio]Building Bridges: NY's Con Ed Lockout vs. Workers' Power - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Con Ed Wants To Turn The Lights Out On Worker Power With Harry Farrell, President with Members of Local 1-2 Utility Workers Union Weâll bring you exclusive, from the picket-line interviews with workers and the latest on negotiations with Local 1-2 leadership in the New York Cityâs Con Edison lockout...
Keywords: Con Ed Lockout; Utility workers union; Harry Farrell; Local 1-2 Utility Workers Union; Worker pensions; defined benefit pension plans; union busting
Downloads: 87
[audio]Building Bridges: ACT UP/OWS Confront Wall St.; Mayor Padlocks More Public Schools; Brooklyn Grocery Workers Unionize - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 23, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** ACT UP N.Y. Commemorates 25th Anniversary By Taking To Wall Street With OWS To End Financial Crimes Against People With Aids & The 99% With Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Eric Sawyer, founding member ACT UP, Housing Works...
Keywords: ACT UP N.Y; financial transactions tax; aids; Bloomberg education; New York Communities; RWDSU Local 338
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges National: Conyers & Himmelstein on Health Care for All - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:13 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Band Aid Approach To Hemorrhaging Health Care System Continues To Prevail with U.S. Congressman John Conyers The economic crisis has increased the urgency for real health care reform now, yet the President and Congress persist in advocating half measures, ignoring the real problem, the health insurance industry...
Keywords: health care for all; health care reform; John Conyers; David Himmelstein; Medicare for All; Health Care Now; Physicians for a National Health Program
Downloads: 80
[audio]Building Bridges: Nurses Prescribe Tax Wall Street to Heal America - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:08 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Nurses Say Lady Liberty Is Sick, But A Wall Street Financial Speculation Tax Could Heal Her The Statue of Liberty apparently got âsickâ over whatâs happening to this countryâs working class so, the nationâs nurses rushed to N.Y.C. to try and heal her. One by one, members of National Nurses United (NNU) attempted to diagnose what was making Lady Libert...
Keywords: National Nurses United (NNU); nurses union; Rose Ann DeMoro; financial speculation tax; tax wall street; tax the rich; budget deficit; U.S. debt crisis
Downloads: 43
[audio]Building Bridges: March for Immigrant Rights; Wage Theft a Crime; Triangle Fire Commemoration - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 29, 2010, 7-8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM ******************** Hundreds of Thousands Continue The March For Immigrant Rights with Amy Sugimori, Executive Director La Fuente and Laura Vasquez, Legislative Analyst, Immigration Policy Project, La Raza There are more than 11 million immigrants in the country, and efforts to fix the current immigration system have failed in recent year...
Keywords: wage theft; Mystic Boutique; Retail Action Project; RWDSU; Triangle Fire; Sophis Henderson Holmes
Downloads: 19
[audio]Building Bridges: Labor Takes on Wall Street - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:02 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Taking the Bull by the Horns: Labor Takes on Wall Street Thousands of people marched on Wall Street April 29, in a major protest of financial sector greed and lending practices by big banks. Taking to the streets of downtown Manhattan, 10,000 labor and community groups shouted and jeered at the offices surrounding them, demanding three major changes to W...
Keywords: Wall Street crisis; AFL-CIO; Richard Trumka; Michael Moore; Bank of North Dakota; financial reform; bank tax; financial transaction tax
Downloads: 10
[audio]Building Bridges: Israel's Bloody Invasion; Blunt Economic Stimulus?; Recession Hits Domestic Worker - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, January 12, 2009, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58:30 **************************************** Israelâs Hands Are Stained Red With Gazan Blood: Insights Into The Middle East with Former Ambassador Edward Peck, Special Asst. to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nixon Administration, Chief of Mission in Baghdad, Carter Administration...
Keywords: Gaza Invasion; Edward Peck; Israel; economic crisis; Arun Gupta; Bill Tabb; domestic workers; Ai-Jen Poo
Downloads: 32
[audio]Building Bridges National: Warehouse Sit-Down in California’s Inland Empire - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27' ************************************** Warehouse Workers Sit-Down in Californiaâs Inland Empire with Isabel Castelan, Warehouse worker (sit-in participant) Esther Portillo, Community Organizer (sit-in participant) Greg Denier, Communications Director, Change to Win A southern California rally calling for improved warehouse jobs turned into a sit-in action that led to the arrest of 13 people...
Keywords: sit-in; sit-down; change to win; Greg Denier; warehouse workers; California Inland Empire; Wal-Mart
Downloads: 102
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Unregulated Work in the Global City - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* "Unregulated Work in the Global Cityâ with Annette Bernhardt, Deputy Dir. of the Justice Program, The Brennan Center, New York University A recent study by the Brennan Center's Economic Justice Project, details the systemic violation of federal, state & local labor law which is increasingly the way of doing business in N.Y.C...
Keywords: labor; unions; work; regulation
Downloads: 49
[audio]Building Bridges: Walmart Guest Workers Fight Forced Labor; Coke Workers and Racial Discrimination; Opposition To Stop & Frisk - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, June 25, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Louisiana Guest Workers Expose Forced Labor Coverup At Walmart Supply Chain and Take Protest To Walmart Board Memberâs Home Mexican guest workers, who peel crawfish for C.J.âs Seafood in Louisiana confronted their bosses after being forced to work shifts of up to 24 hours, werenât allowed to take breaks...
Keywords: coca cola discrimination; stop and frisk; guestworkers Lousisana; National Guestworkers Alliance; Wal-Mart; C; J. Crawfish; Stop Killer Coke
Downloads: 16
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: The Case of the Freightliner 5 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:09 ************************* The Case of the Freightliner 5, Local 3520, UAW with Robert Whiteside, Bargaining Chair & Shop Chair and Allen Bradley, Skills Trade Chair & Vice Chair of the Bargaining Committee The Freightliner 5 are fired UAW Local 3520 members in Cleveland, North Carolina. Theirs is an issue of multi-racial union organizing in a right to work state and it's also a strugg...
Keywords: United Auto Workers; UAW
Downloads: 100
[audio]Building Bridges National: Disney Arrests Mickey,& Tinker Bell Protestng Health Care Cuts - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:30) ******************************************** Scrooge Disney arrests Mickey, Aladdin & Tinker Bell at Labor Health Care Protest at Disneyland with Ada Briceno, Sec'y-Treasurer, UNITE HERE! Local 11, Mary Ann Hegner, bartender at the Disneyland Hotel & Rosa Garcia, dance instructor, Santa Ana College as Tinker Bell Cinderella, Snow White, Tinkerbell and other fictional fixtures of mod...
Keywords: Disney; health care cutbacks; UNITE-HERE; Rep.John Conyers; HR 676
Downloads: 55
[audio]Building Bridges National:Obama & Recession;Elections - Race, Class, Gender - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:50 ******************************************** Obama Wins Presidency as Jobless Rate at 14-Year High with William Spriggs,Chair,Economics Dept. Howard University President-elect Barack Obama will assume office in January in an American economy which has lost 240,000 jobs in October, and has shed 1.2 million jobs since the beginning of the year...
Keywords: Obama; Pat Williams; William Spriggs; elections; recession; race; class and gender
Downloads: 19
[audio]Building Bridges: Haiti's Earthquake Exposes The Faultline of U.S. Domination - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Haitiâs Earthquake Exposes The Faultline of US Domination with Ray Laforest, Haitian-American labor leader and Kim Ives, journalist with the newspaper Haiti Liberté Ray Laforest discusses how the earthquake in Haiti revealed the faultlines of United States intervention in Haitiâs governance and economic development and Kim Ives warns ...
Keywords: Haiti Earthquake; Haiti; Ray Laforest; Kim Ives; Haiti Liberté; Haiti debt; Haiti recovery; Haitireconstruction; Haiti imperialism
Downloads: 64
[audio]Protesting Massive Schools Closing in NYC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:54 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Instruction, Not Destruction: Protesting Proposed School Closings with Carmen Applewhite, Teacher, Candidate for UFT President, Chancellor, International Assocation of Educators for Peace. and James Eterno, Teacher, Jamaica High School, UFT Chapter Chair, Candidate for UFT President and William Hargraves, Member Coalition for Pubic Education, P...
Keywords: New York City schools closings; NYC Department of Education; Mayor Bloomberg Schools; charter schools new York city; United Federation of Teachers school closing lawsuit; Carmen Applewhite; James Eterno
Downloads: 37
[audio]Building Bridges National: Focus Mexico– Crisis Upon Crisis - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Focus Mexico â Crisis Upon Crisis Benjamin Anaya, an independent journalist, muralist and Mexican activist and Daniel La Botz, editor, Mexican Labor News & Analysis and Prof. Manny Ness, author of the new extraordinary International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest We explore how has the current economic crisis which started in the U....
Keywords: Mexico; Mexican unions; Mexican labor; Oaxaca; Dan La Botz; Manny Ness; NAFTA; Benjamin Anaya
Downloads: 54
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special - part 1 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 3 - 7 pm EST, over 99.5 FM PART 1 Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it...
Keywords: May Day 2012; immigration; labor; unions; general strikes; New York City May 1
Downloads: 21
[audio]Walmart Guest Workers Fight Forced Labor - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Louisiana Guest Workers Expose Forced Labor Coverup At Walmart Supply Chain and Take Protest To Walmart Board Memberâs Home Mexican guest workers, who peel crawfish for C.J.âs Seafood in Louisiana confronted their bosses after being forced to work shifts of up to 24 hours, werenât allowed to take breaks, were cheated out of their overtime pay and were threatened with physi...
Keywords: guestworkers Louisiana; National Guestworkers Alliance; Wal-Mart; C; J. Crawfish; C.J.’s Seafood; Forced Labor
Downloads: 34
[audio]Broken Immigration System; Mott's Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Fixing A Broken Immigration System: Latino Immigrants Rights Leadership Respond To Obama with Oscar Chacon, Executive Director, National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC) and Benita Jain, Co-Director, Immigrant Defense Project, New York Univ. Following the major speech by President Obama on immigration, and in the wake of rising xenophobic and racist...
Keywords: undocumented workers; immigration reform and obama; mott's strike; Oscar Chacon; Executive Director; National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities; Benita Jain; Co-Director; Immigrant Defense Project; New York Univ; Mike LeBerth; President; Local 220 RWDSU; Fred Acevedo; Mott's Worker; Member Local 220
Downloads: 56
[audio]Building Bridges: Wisconsin Blues: Don't Mourn, Organize! - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Wisconsin Blues: Donât Mourn, Organize With Eric Cobb, Exec. Dir. South Central Wisconsin Building Trades Council Peter Rickman, Teaching Asst., LaFollette Law School , Univ. of Wisc. member of Teaching Assistantsâ Assn., AFT Local 3220 LaTaunya Johnson, Pres...
Keywords: Eric Cobb; So. Central Wisc. Building Trades Council; Peter Rickman; Teaching Assistants' Assn; AFT Local 3220; LaTaunya Johnson; Pres. Wisc. Childcare Providers Together; L 502; AFSCME; Scott Walker union busting; Wisconsin unions
Downloads: 43
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Labor’s Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Laborâs Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed(27:54) with Richard Trumpka, Secretary- Treasurer, AFL-CIO William Scheuerman, President, National Labor College In a discussion on the agenda for the labor movement, Trumpka & Scheureman analyze the challenges workers face in an economy controlled by corporate interests who have rigged the system to their benefit at the exp...
Keywords: labor; unions; working class; AFL-CIO
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges: Green Jobs: Steelworkers Fight to Reindustrialize America - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
PACIFICA NETWORK SPECIAL: "Fighting for Jobs, Jobs, and Green Jobs! " A production of Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report, WBAI-Pacifica, New York City Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Building a Movement for Green Jobs to Re-industrialize the U.S. with Leo Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers We feature the voice of a labor leader who is building bridges between workers internationally and sees the ties that bind the labor and environmental movements in the U.S...
Keywords: Leo Gerard; United Steelworkers; Van Jones; The Green Collar Economy; Mary K. Henry; Service Employees Intl Union (SEIU); Arthur Cheliotes; Local 1180; CWA; Harry Belafonte; China WTO; green jobs; reindustrialization; One Nation Working Together
Downloads: 31
[audio]Building Bridges: Further NYPD Surveillance; Taxi Drivers Fight Highway Robbery; Strand Bookstore's Unionbusting - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 2, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM P roduced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** NYPD Surveillance of Muslims Extended To Activist Organizations With Speakers from: Desis Rising Up & Moving (DRUM); Al Awda NY; Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood; Peoplesâ Justice for Community Control & Police Accountability; CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities; Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and NYC Council...
Keywords: Strand bookstore union; NYPD surveillance; Taxi Workers Alliance; Desis Rising Up & Moving; Bhairavi Desai
Downloads: 8
[audio]STOPPING THE NYPD's Stop and Frisk, OWS In The Fight For Heath Care - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, January 23, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM ****************** STOPPING THE NYPDâs Stop and Frisk With l Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age of Colorblindness l Jamal, Occupy Wall Street l Mary Black, and Juanita Rivera, parents l Leticia James, City Council member l Jazz Hayden, Riverside Church Prison Ministry Campaign To End The New Jim Crow...
Keywords: New York Police Department; Stop and Frisk; Governor Cuomo Hospitals; Brooklyn Hospitals; Stephen Berger; Occupy Wall Street
Downloads: 15
[audio]Building Bridges National: Sitting In for Justice on the Job - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:22 ****************************** Chicago Strikers Stood Up for Justice by Sitting In with Ricky Maclin,VP L. 1110, United Electrical Workers(UE) Raul Flores,Steward,Local 1110,UE Mark Meinster, UE Field Organizer Joycleyn Campbell, Domestic Workers United Sara Rodriguez a striking Stella D'Oro Cookie Worker, L...
Keywords: sit in strike; UE; United Electrical Workers; Republic Windows; Jobs with Justice
Downloads: 59
[audio]Building Bridges: Greek Elections A New Beginning?; March Against Stop and Frisk; Justice For Rahmarley Graham - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, June 18, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Thousands Say STOP Frisking Our Communities: No To Racial & Ethnic Profiling Under Mayor Bloomberg, in 2011, 685,000 New Yorkers were stopped by the Police. Of those stopped 605,328 were completely innocent of any wrongdoing...
Keywords: Greece economic crisis; Rahmarley Graham; Leo Panitch; Costas Panayotakis; NYC stop and frisk march
Downloads: 20
[audio]Buildinng Bridges Radio: Labour Solidarity with Palestine and Protesting HIP-GHI Privatization - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ******************************************** Health Care, Who Cares? With The Coalition against Privatization of GHI and HIP Protesters massed outside the Manhattan offices of GHI after a proposal to convert GHI and HIP to a for-profit status. This would adversely affect 4 million GHI & HIP subscribers state- wide, including 500,000 NYC public employees...
Keywords: Israel; Palestine; national health care
Downloads: 52
[audio]Building Bridges National: American Idol - In Reality a Sweatshop - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:58) ******************************************** The Real Losers On American Idol Are Its Behind Scenes Workers with Michael Winship, President, Writers Guild of America East and Vince Waldron, documentary filmmaker and author The Writers Guilds of America and the Teamsters are conducting nation- wide protests against "American Idol," "Million Dollar Password" "Farmer Wants a Wife" and ...
Keywords: American Idol; Fremantle; labor unions; writers' guild
Downloads: 32
[audio]Building Bridges Radio:Canadian Auto Workers Blockade GM Headquarters and Domestic Workers Go National - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ******************************************** Canadian Auto Workers Blockade GM Headquarters Fighting Plant Closing with Gregg Moffat, Truck Plant Chair, local 222, CAW GM announced that it would close itâs truck assembly plant in Ontario, causing the loss of 2,900 jobs. The closing is part of a restructuring with four North American plants slated to close as well...
Keywords: canadian auto workers; general motors; domestic workers
Downloads: 32
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